Best Truck and Bus Driver and Instructor colleges in Illinois 2021

Get out on the open road, listen to your favorite tunes, and make good money while driving professionally after completing a program in Truck/Bus Driving & Instructing. Typically available through certificate or associate degree programs, professional driving courses prepare you for a career in operating commercial vehicles. Potential jobs include a driver of big rigs, school buses, tankers, taxis, limousines, party buses, car haulers, flat beds, and a variety of other commercial vehicles.

Programs for commercial drivers are great for people who love driving and have a clean traffic record. Good people skills are helpful too. And if you know your way around the city/county/state you’ll be working in, that will make succeeding in the business all that much easier. During your driver program, you’ll likely have classroom instruction as well as driving practice on the road and in simulators. You’ll learn about everything from basic vehicle operation to safe driving in harsh weather and traffic conditions. Depending on your program, you’ll learn how to drive various commercial vehicles (diesel, gas, electric). You’ll also learn business procedures like loading/unloading cargo or passengers, keeping a log, handling shipping papers, and teaching others about commercial driving.

List of all Truck and Bus Driver and Instructor colleges in Illinois

School Average Tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Lincoln Trail College Logo Lincoln Trail College Robinson, IL
66 : 1 797
Rend Lake College Logo Rend Lake College Ina, IL
42 : 1 2,287
Sauk Valley Community College Logo Sauk Valley Community College Dixon, IL
36 : 1 1,616
Elgin Community College Logo Elgin Community College Elgin, IL
77 : 1 9,931
Wabash Valley College Logo Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel, IL
85 : 1 2,646
Danville Area Community College Logo Danville Area Community College Danville, IL
43 : 1 2,644
Richland Community College Logo Richland Community College Decatur, IL
45 : 1 2,846
Lewis and Clark Community College Logo Lewis and Clark Community College Godfrey, IL
63 : 1 6,413
Lincoln Land Community College Logo Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL
48 : 1 5,446
Shawnee Community College Logo Shawnee Community College Ullin, IL
33 : 1 1,083
John Wood Community College Logo John Wood Community College Quincy, IL
40 : 1 1,934
Highland Community College Logo Highland Community College Freeport, IL
31 : 1 1,511
Southeastern Illinois College Logo Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg, IL
47 : 1 1,732
Illinois Central College Logo Illinois Central College East Peoria, IL
51 : 1 8,749
Kaskaskia College Logo Kaskaskia College Centralia, IL
47 : 1 3,248
Illinois Valley Community College Logo Illinois Valley Community College Oglesby, IL
38 : 1 2,841
Spoon River College Logo Spoon River College Canton, IL
43 : 1 1,386
City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Logo City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College Chicago, IL
49 : 1 2,177

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